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Working languages:
Spanish to French
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Luka Melara
Deadline-focused, detail-oriented

Local time: 14:32 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: French Native in French, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringEngineering (general)
Construction / Civil EngineeringLaw: Contract(s)
Law (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
Electronics / Elect EngAutomation & Robotics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 438, Questions answered: 162, Questions asked: 4
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Construction / Civil Engineering, Engineering (general), General, Law (jur.), Tech/Eng (auto), Tech/Eng (Computers), Tech/Eng (games), Tech/Eng (mechanics), Tech/Eng (military)
Translation education Master's degree - UPPA
Experience Years of translation experience: 9. Registered at May 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to French (Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, verified)
French to Spanish (Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, verified)
English to French (Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, verified)
Memberships ASETRAD
Software Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ApSic Xbench, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Sesión 1: El proceso de localización de un videojuego [download]
Sesión 2: Primeros pasos para localizar un videojuego [download]
Sesión 3: La creatividad en la localización de videojuegos [download]
Sesión 4: Control de calidad en localización de videojuegos (testing) [download]
SDL Trados Studio Getting Started
Professional practices Luka Melara endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Freelance translator registered in France, with 7 years of international experience.

All work is carried out in strict compliance with confidentiality rules.
I accept all common document formats and also work with special formats, feel free to ask.

Three work languages:
French, Spanish (Castilian), English.
I only translate into my mother tongues (French and Spanish), to ensure you the best quality.

Three payment methods accepted:
- wire transfer
- Paypal and Moneybookers.

- M.A. in scientific and technical translation.
- M.A. in linguistics and literature.
- B.A. in foreign applied languages.
- Attendance and participation in various seminars and workshops.

Main Work Fields:
- Technical and law translations (see above).
- Tourism, travels and gastronomy.
- Business and marketing.

Software: Windows XP & 7, Office 2010 Pro, Adobe Suite CS4, SDL Trados Studio 2011 (certified).

Professional member of the Spanish Association of Translators, Proofreaders and Interpreters (ASETRAD).

I'm using SDL Trados Studio 2011 Asociación Española de Traductores, Correctores e Intérpretes
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 442
PRO-level pts: 438

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to French219
French to Spanish149
English to Spanish46
English to French24
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering68
Law (general)40
Law: Contract(s)40
Construction / Civil Engineering32
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters28
Engineering (general)27
Pts in 30 more flds >

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Keywords: Translation, proofreading, Spanish, French, English, freelance translator, translator, professional, quick, efficient, reliable, deadline-focused, detail-oriented, confidentiality, all formats, special formats, general translation, general translations, technical translation, technical translations, industrial, tools, machinery, tourism, travels, gastronomy, business, marketing, Web 2.0

Profile last updated
Jan 1, 2015

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